The research activities of the adult Comprehensive Pain Rehabilitation Center and the Pediatric Pain Rehabilitation Program focus on the clinical outcomes of these unique multidisciplinary programs.
- Evaluating functional disability and psychological distress, including depression, pain catastrophizing and anxiety in adolescents with pain
- Targeting effectiveness of pain rehabilitation in adolescents with postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome, the effects of acceptance on important outcome variables, and the role of Vitamin D and inattention in pain
- Evaluating the contribution of parenting style on functioning in pediatric pain patients
- Developing a biobank for adolescents with chronic pain in collaboration with the Mayo Clinic Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
- Evaluating the relationships between family factors and opioid use in chronic pain patients
- Evaluating the effects of family substance abuse on opioid use in chronic pain
- Evaluating the effectiveness of a multidisciplinary pain program in the treatment of chronic pain
- Determining genetic factors in chronic pain
- Barbara K. Bruce, Ph.D., L.P.
- Julie L. Cunningham, Pharm.D., R.Ph.
- Michele M. Evans, R.N., C.N.S.
- Tracy E. Harrison, M.D.
- Larissa L. Loukianova, M.D., Ph.D.
- Connie A. Luedtke, R.N.
- Virginia R. Nash, R.N., C.N.S.
- Elizabeth L. Pestka, R.N., C.N.S.
- Marin Veldic, M.D.
- Karen E. Weiss, Ph.D., L.P.